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If you’ve spent a career at the wheel, it may be time to donate a car in Hartford, Connecticut to turn the value of your vehicle into support for a charity. After decades doing outside sales for Aetna or Otis, the odometer eventually gets into the 6-figure range. If you need your car to function as a mobile office there are great new features that can motivate you to upgrade. A vehicle donation in Hartford means you can get those while you also benefit charity.

 

 

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How to Donate a Car in Hartford

With more than 30 years of experience, Cars2Charities has the expertise in making vehicle donations easier than ever. Cars2Charities is designed to provide donors with a simple, fast, and secure way to donate their vehicles in Hartford

In most cases, we accept all makes, models, and types of vehicles. While car and truck donations are our most popular type of donations, we also accept motorcyclesgolf carts, and motorhomes.

Step 1: Preparing for the Process

You’ll start the process of donating your car in Hartford by collecting the vehicle's cleared Certificate of Title and Registration.

If you have misplaced your title or registration, don’t worry! We can help. Please find your vehicle's identification number (VIN) and together we can determine which supplementary paperwork you will need to complete at the time of pick up. 

As this time you will also want to decide which charity you want your proceeds to go to. To begin, take a look at our "Causes" tab. We organized our charities based on their mission. If you have a soft spot for our furry friends, the animal rescue of your choice would greatly benefit from your donation. Perhaps you'd rather have your donation benefit people in need. These charities range from homeless shelters to medical research. Giving to charities like the Teen Cancer America,  Alzheimer's Association, or Breast Cancer Awareness may help fund cures for life-threatening illness. Perhaps your passionate about supporting our veterans with a donation to Wounded Warrior Project or USO

Now, if deciding on just one charity is too hard, we can help. You can just say, “Cars2Charities, you choose for me." Simply let us know.

Step 2: Scheduling Your Pickup 

Give us a call at (855) 520-2100, or complete an online donation request. Our friendly donation coordinators will gather your vehicles information, and together, we will decide the most convenient time, date, and location for the pickup. Then we will send you an email that gives you step by step instructions to prepare you for the pick-up.

Before arriving, our tow truck driver will call you one hour before to give you time to collect paperwork and prepare the vehicle for towing. At the time of the pick-up, make sure your title is signed and clear of any lien holdings. You will hand over the title and registration to the tow truck driver. 

Step 3: Maximizing the Donation

We take the reins at this point to maximize the donation for both our donors and charities. We do this by assessing the vehicle and adding value to increase the selling price of the car.

It’s a situation many people dream about – a successful way to support a cause you care about without the work involved. 

By donating, you can share your passion for change and draw attention to what you consider important. In return, you receive a maximized tax deduction, and the comfort of knowing your donation sparked change and amelioration.

Tax Deduction

Car donations to charity are considered by the Internal Revenue Service and the State to be COMPLETELY TAX DEDUCTIBLE. 

This means that the price your car is sold for will be tax deductible. Both you and the charity will receive IRS Form 1098-C within 30-50 days of the sale of your vehicle, making the transaction transparent to all parties. Plus, we do all the work. There’s no standing in lines at the DMV or dealing with the paperwork to transfer the title. lexusdonation

Need some more info? The IRS guidelines for tax deductions is a great resource. You can also learn more about our vehicle donation program by watching our videos, which focus on frequently asked questions that we've grouped by topic.

Reasons to Donate a Car in Hartford

How do you know if you are ready to donate a vehicle in Hartford? Well, if you have the desire to support a charity close to your heart, donating a car is a perfect way to give. But maybe you are motivated to donate your car for other reasons. Here are just a few ways you know you're ready to donate your car: 

I don't want to spend money to fix my car up.

Kristen was given a Toyota Camry for graduation eight years ago. It was her very first car and served her well. But when the engine blew, she could not afford to get it fixed. (Did you remember to get the oil changed, Kristen?) A local car dealer was running great deals on a new electric car lease that she could easily afford (and maintain) with no down payment. But what would she do with her broken Camry? She decided to call Cars2Charities. We were able to give her car a new life and sell it on behalf of an animal rescue charity in the Fremont community.

I want my driveway back, please! 

Take a look at your garage. Are you hoarding cars? There is such a thing called vehicle hoarding and we can certainly help you get your garage cleared out with FREE towing. Even if you do not have a hoarding problem, most people need regular maintenance to clear the clutter, get themselves organized and streamline their life. Has your golf cart just become another shelf? Donate a car or motorcycle in Hartford and get your garage or driveway back! When is the last time you took the boat out for a ride? Simply call 855-520-2100 and we'll arrange to tow your boat, motorcycle or golf cart off your property as soon as you are ready.

I'd like a large tax deduction this year.

Other vehicle donation programs send your car to auction “as-is". This means it sells for much less and you deduct much less off your taxes. However, when you donate a car through Cars2Charities, we take the time to improve the value of your vehicle donation before we sell it for charity. We typically add 25-50% value to our donated cars. When your donated vehicle sells at a higher value, your charity makes more money and YOU get to deduct the final sale price off the car!

Why Should I Donate My Car to Charity?

The simple reason people donate cars is because they don't need them anymore. However, there are countless great reasons for giving your donating your car in Hartford. Some of the reasons we hear most often are:

-It’s a huge hassle to sell it yourself or the trade-in offer you got from CarMax or a dealer is laughably low. Your time may be more valuable than the energy needed to fix it up and sell it yourself — and just imagine the nightmare of finding the vehicle registration documents or title if it's an old car, or something that's in the family. When you donate your vehicle in Hartford through Cars2Charities, we handle the details and tow your car – whenever and from wherever it's convenient.

When YOU Need Help. Giving through a car donation program in Hartford is a great way to avoid the hassle of selling it -- especially if it's not worth much. If your time's more valuable than the time and energy needed to sell it yourself, we have the perfect solution. And we make it so easy. Whether you can't locate the title, the registration has lapsed or is missing, or you just need it gone fast and can't be bothered with selling it, we handle the details and tow your car for free. When it's time, we provide the tax documents you'll need for the IRS in order to get your charity car tax deduction. 

When Your CAR Needs Help. Fixing up cars is kind of what makes us special. So, if the cost of repairing your car is starting to add up to more than it's worth, donating makes a lot of sense. Our in-house car specialists make smart, selective improvements that typically increase the value of your car, motorcycle donation or golf cart donation in Hartford by 25%-50%. Your charity gets more than they would have if you sold the car “as is" and gave them the cash. Since you can deduct the full value of what your vehicle actually sells for on your tax return, you make out pretty well too!

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